At the start of sales of the crossover will be offered in the modification of Long Range and twin-engine AWD.
The company Tesla introduced a small crossover Model Y based on Model 3 sedan. Sales of electric cars will begin in autumn 2020. The most affordable option Y Model with rear wheel drive and a range of 370 kilometers will cost 39 thousand dollars. For an additional $3 thousand cars can be equipped with additional seats, the total number of which can reach seven, informs Rus.Media.
From the sedan Model 3 crossover is characterized by altered body style Model X, but without the brand of door “wings of a Falcon”. The tailgate lifting increased ground clearance and added an optional third row of seats.
Through the use of power structures with large deformation zones inherited from the “Troika” are guaranteed a high level of passive safety.
The basic version of the Tesla Model Y will appear only in the spring of 2021. At the start of sales of the crossover will be offered in the modification of Long Range and twin-engine AWD.
The first promise mileage of 483 kilometres without recharging, acceleration to 60 mph (97 kph) in 5.5 seconds and a top speed of 209 kilometers per hour. The second version – all wheel drive, power reserve of 451 kilometres, 4.9 seconds to 60 mph and a top speed of 217 miles per hour.
Version Performance vary increased efficiency electric motors and improved dynamics: from zero to 60 miles per hour, they will be able to accelerate in just 3.5 seconds, and top speed will reach 241 kilometers per hour.
In the basic equipment Tesla Model Y will include a panoramic roof and 15-inch display.
Vehicles will be equipped with cameras that cover all the space around the car, as well as radar and ultrasonic sensors. These sensors are required to operate the adaptive cruise control Autopilot. The company also contends that the vehicles are technically ready to use the new system, which will allow cars to be fully Autonomous in terms of city or highway.
The head of Tesla Elon Musk claims that by the end of 2020 cars will be technically (ignoring the legal aspects) ready for the driver asleep at the wheel during the trip. Judging by the description, this system corresponds to the unmanned vehicle of a fourth level of autonomy according to the classification of SAE, but still production cars with such autonomy were not issued.